Photo Art: Framing (2 in a Series)

ReadOasis Step 2 A while ago, a friend of mine bought a new camera. He soon discovered the joy of [...]

Word Painter: Ernest Hemingway

ReadOasis Step 2(Part 1) Hemingway Collection, Kennedy Presidential Museum “A writer is always alone, always an outsider," Ernest Hemingway said. [...]

The Longest Railway

ReadOasis Step 2 VOA Learning English reports that China has paid for the longest railway in the world. It's 13,000 [...]

How to Be a Bad Writer

ReadOasis Step 2 If you want to be a bad writer, what should you do? First, write long, confusing, and [...]

Sing Your Way to Happiness

One morning, Sally was riding to work. She ran over a big rock, and she fell off her bike. When [...]

Ayumu is Superhuman

ReadOasis Step 1 Ayumu speeds down the hill. Then he shoots up the bank. He jumps and spins into the [...]

Marta — Soccer’s Shining Star

ReadOasis Step 1 Marta gets the ball. She turns and spins. Defenders pull her. But she's too fast and strong. [...]

Pelé — The King of Soccer

ReadOasis Step 1 The boy stepped onto the green grass. He was just 17. He looked up at the big, [...]

Are Stories a Cultural Universal?

ReadOasis Step 4 The following is a short excerpt from a video with story expert Jonathan Gottschall. See the video [...]

Reading Power Wins Big on TOEIC Test

ReadOasis Step 2 Kenta looked at the envelope. His test score was inside. He opened it and read the words: [...]